OPB | Feb. 23, 2017
A new star with seven planets is right at the edge of what the moderately sized telescope at the Pine Mountain observatory in Central Oregon can detect.
OPB | Feb. 14, 2017
The spectacular glacier caves of Mount Hood collapsed and disappeared completely within just a few years of their discovery. Scientists are only now learning what happened.
KCTS 9 | Feb. 03, 2017
In Northwest Washington, a group of scientists and volunteers are searching for sick swans and trying to save them before it’s too late.
A temporary freeze on grants and a halt on communications at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has left Northwest tribes, state agencies and nonprofits uncertain about the future.
A new vaccine technology — developed here in Oregon — is being bought by a California biotech firm backed by the Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation.
Researchers at Washington State University have developed a new grain species, which they call Salish Blue. Their goal was to make something that’s like wheat but grows back year after year.
Almost 30 percent of Americans will experience chronic pain in their lifetime, and opioids used to reduce that pain have proved highly addictive for many. A study out of OHSU suggests a new way of treating chronic pain with marijuana.
Science | Technology | Family | Economy | Parents | Election | Business | local | Health | Nation | Politics | NW Life | NewsOPB | Jan. 13, 2017 10 a.m. | Portland
Oregon has been granted a new waiver from the federal government to continue transforming its health care system.
To try to maintain the efficacy of antibiotics, federal regulators are imposing new rules on their large scale use in farming. But at least one Oregon group says the rules don’t go far enough.
Teachers | Family | Nation | Science | local | Animals | Health | NW Life | Pacific Ocean | Education | NewsOPB | Dec. 26, 2016 midnight | Portland
Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new kind of tracking device to gather information on whale behavior.